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Welcome to the Biology Department

The Science Building

Welcome to the Biology Department at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Graduate students can enroll in both MSc and PhD programs and study with faculty in Biology and those affiliated with other Faculty of Science units at Memorial University. Our department offers several undergraduate programs including an Honours program and field courses. 



Award for Best Student Presentation

Louis Charron and Emilie Kissler 

Photo credit: Kate Goodale

Congratulations to Memorial Biology graduate students who won best student presentation awards at the annual Atlantic Society of Fish and Wildlife Biologists conference hosted by Terra Nova National Park on October 21-23 2014.

In the photo are Louis Charron MSc candidate, Mark Pulsifer (ASFWB President), and Emilie Kissler PhD candidate.

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Dr. Craig Purchase named Dobbin Scholar

Congratulations to Dr. Craig Purchase on being name a Dobbin Scholar. Of the 12 Dobbin Scholars the ICUF selected from Canada and Ireland in 2014 he is the only one representing Newfoundland and Labrador.

He will be collaborating with the Irish Marine Institute (Newport, County Mayo) and the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (Galway City, County Galway) on wild Atlantic salmon research.

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